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Cocconeis fasciolata (Ehrenberg) N.E.Brown

Publication details
Cocconeis fasciolata (Ehrenberg) N.E.Brown 1920: 232

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cocconeis is Cocconeis scutellum Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Rhaphoneis fasciolata Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: Antarctica: Gulf of Erebus and Terror (63 40S, 55W) (Silva 1996-to date). Type: J.D. Hooker; sediment, 207 and 270 fms. (Silva 1996-to date

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhaphoneis fasciolata Ehrenberg 1844

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Cocconeis pacifica Grunow 1867
Cocconeis imperatrix A.W.F.Schmidt 1894
Cocconeis costata var. pacifica (Grunow) Cleve 1895
Cocconeis pinnata var. plena Peragallo 1921
Cocconeis imperatrix f. plena (Peragallo) Frenguelli 1943

Habitat notes
Epiphytic and benthic; marine and brackish waters; in plankton and surface sediments, as well as in Holocene sediments. Very common; found on Palmaria decipiens (rare), Pantoneura plocamioides (frequent), Phycodrys austrogeorgica (common) and Plocamium cartilagineum (frequent) (Al-Handal & Wulff 2008). - (6 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

Key references
Al-Handal, A.Y. & Wulff, A. (2008). Marine epiphytic diatoms from the shallow sublittoral zone in Potter Cove, King George Island, Antartica. Botanica Marina 51: 411-435.

Cunningham, L. & McMinn, A. (2004). The influence of natural environmental factors on benthic diatom communities from the Windmill Islands, Antarctica. Phycologia 43: 744-755.

Created: 25 June 2005 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 May 2010 by Wendy Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 August 2019.

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